ERIC Number: ED376301
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1993-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
Integrated Technical Curriculum. Curriculum Developed for Project Second Chance II: Tech Reading, Tech Science, Tech Math, Automotive.
Sorensen, Mary K.; And Others
This integrated technical curriculum is designed to enroll and retain adult high school noncompleters in occupational programs by providing them with the remedial and content-area reading instruction needed for success in an automotive program. The following topics are covered in the four units: (1) skills for reading technical materials (basics of technical reading; using, understanding, and studying technical books; building technical vocabulary; and general study and test-taking skills for technical material); (2) applied mathematics for automotive students (whole numbers, decimal numbers, fractions, percentages, tables and graphs, and measurement and computer skills); (3) physical science for automotive students (measurement, chemistry, energy and force, electricity and magnetism, and machines); and (4) automotive tune-up (safety, engine design, compression testing, spark plug servicing, distributors, electronic ignition, engine analyzers, secondary wires, battery servicing, automotive air pollution, legislated automotive emission standards, and emission control/testing). Each component contains some or all of the following: course objectives, course outline, lesson plans for each course session, learning activities/exercises, and transparency masters. (MN)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Auto Mechanics, Behavioral Objectives, Competence, Competency Based Education, Content Area Reading, Electronic Equipment, Engines, Equipment Utilization, Instrumentation, Integrated Curriculum, Learning Activities, Lesson Plans, Mathematics Skills, Physical Sciences, Power Technology, Reading Skills, Remedial Reading, Skill Development, Technical Institutes, Two Year Colleges, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Wisconsin State Board of Vocational, Technical, and Adult Education, Madison.
Authoring Institution: Milwaukee Area Technical Coll., WI.
Note: Some faint type in "Automotive Component".